Tag: Vettes in the News

Auto or Manual: Will the Z06 Performance Figures Affect Your Choice?

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When we first saw the vitals on the 2015 Z06, everyone on the forum knew the 650hp Vette was going to be quick—and now we know just how quick. Motor Authority has just posted the weapons-grade Vette’s performance numbers and they’re bonkers. With the new 8-speed Hydra-Matic 8L90, the Z06 will shoot from zero to 60 […] More »

  Comments | By - October 1, 2014

Corvette Racing at Daytona: Back to Where It All Started

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New Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs to race for first time in TUDOR Championship opener DETROIT (Jan. 21, 2014) – Fifteen years ago, Corvette Racing stepped onto the world’s sports car stage for the first time. Thirteen years ago, it scored a stunning overall victory in the Rolex 24 At Daytona. Now with 90 victories around the […]

  Comments | By - January 21, 2014

Auto Transport Driver Arrested for Joyriding a Customer’s 2011 Corvette

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The temptation to take a joyride in a shiny late-model Corvette apparently proved to be too much for a Florida trucker to turn down. Pearland, Texas police have charged 49-year-old Ronald Francis Kelly of Sebring, Fla., with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle after a New Year’s Day escapade involving a Corvette and a woman. […]

  Comments | By - January 6, 2014

Another C6 Corvette Driver Shot and Killed by Police

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Photo Credit: Tony Giberson/pnj.com For the second time this month, a Corvette driver has been shot and killed by law enforcement officers after leading them on a high-speed chase. On Dec. 13, 51-year-old Brian Newt Beaird of Oceanside, Calif., died after being shot after leading Los Angeles Police on a wild hour-long chase into the […]

  Comments | By - December 30, 2013

2014 Corvette Stingray is Unveiled in Japan

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Photo Credit: AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama The new Corvette Stingray and Cadillac CTS models may be racking up all kinds of prestigious honors in their homeland, but several thousand miles away, it remains to be seen if that hardware will pay off in the form of increased sales in Japan. GM Japan is anxious to see […]

  Comments | By - December 26, 2013

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